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Examples of Proverbs 1

Examples of Proverbs 1. Proverbs are popular, memorable and wise sayings expressed in a brief and effective manner. Proverbs often advice about how to live your life. With Examples of Proverbs 1 lesson, learn the examples of common proverbs and their meanings! Use these famous proverbs in your writing and enhance your writing skills. Click & view the activities ‘Famous English Proverbs Meanings 1‘ and ‘Famous English Proverbs Meanings 2‘ to practise these proverbs more.


Proverb Meaning
A rolling stone gathers no moss A person who does not settle in one place will not make progress
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush It’s better to be content with what you have than to risk losing everything by seeking to get more
A barking dog seldom bites Don’t be afraid of people that always threaten you as they rarely take action
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise Someone who gets enough sleep and starts work early in the day will have a successful life
It’s no use locking the stable door after the horse has bolted It is too late try to prevent something that has already happened
Too many cooks spoil the broth If too many people are involved in a task or activity, it will not be done well
All that glitters is not gold Not everything that looks precious or true turns out to be so
An apple a day keeps the doctor away Eating apples or fruits and vegetables is a way to live healthy
A picture is worth a thousand words A complex idea can be conveyed with just a single image
Actions speak louder than words What you do is more important than what you say
Better late than never It’s better to finish something late than to never do it at all
Birds of a feather flock together People of the same sort or with the same tastes and interests will be found together
Don’t judge a book by its cover Don’t judge someone or something by appearance alone
Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket Don’t put all of your hopes and resources into one goal or dream
Good things come to those who wait Good things can happen if you are patient
Knowledge is power The more you know, the more powerful you can be
Laughter is the best medicine Laughing is very good to be stress free, so that you can solve your problems easily
People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones You shouldn’t criticize others when you have similar faults of your own
Practice makes perfect Regular exercise of an activity or skill is the way to become proficient in it
The early bird catches the worm One who arrives first has the best chance for success

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